Veggie Cream Cheese Finger Sandwiches

High Angle View Of Chopped Vegetables
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 36 sandwiches (36 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
38 Calories
3g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 36 sandwiches (36 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 31mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 2g
Calcium 46mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This easy veggie cream cheese finger sandwich recipe is ideal for kids' tea parties or last-minute guests. It can be prepared with a wide range of vegetables, and kids love it when it's made with milder, sweeter vegetables, such as carrots, cucumber, and bell peppers.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups assorted vegetables, chopped (such as English cucumber, peeled carrot, bell pepper, watercress, baby spinach, and red onion)
  • Up to 1 teaspoon dried parsley, chopped fresh chives, chopped parsley, finely chopped garlic, or finely chopped horseradish
  • 1 8-ounce container cream cheese (softened)
  • dash salt (to taste)
  • dash pepper (to taste)
  • 2 loaves white bread (such as buttermilk bread)

Steps to Make It

  1. Put some of the vegetables in a food processor and partially process them. Alternate adding more vegetables/herbs and processing the vegetables so that the food processor doesn't get jammed.

  2. When the vegetables (and, optionally, the herbs) are finely diced, mix them with the cream cheese in a bowl.

  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  4. For every two slices of bread, spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons of veggie cream cheese on one slice.

  5. Put the slices together, cut off the crusts and slice the sandwich diagonally two times to create four triangle finger sandwiches.